Available Light is a meditation on film and the play of light and machinery that generates the moving pictures we love. It combines video footage of film projectors at work with "movie-sounding" audio from the Prelinger Archive (specifically, from the public domain noir D.O.A.) Topics: experimental, public, domain, noir, Hollywood, film, source, light, video, machine, impression,...
A compilation of various clips from the UPI and Warner Pathé newsreels regarding the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. This film was shown by the Oregon Magyar Baráti Közösség http://www.mbk.org in Portland, Oregon during the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Hungary, Hungarian Revolution, 1956, Newsreels, Cold War
Do you have the SKILLS to PLAN a good party? If not you'll learn them here. This is my hillarious remix of the 1940's film "What Makes A Good Party" found on the Prelinger Archives. I edited it down to a tight 1 minute piece with a rockin soundtrack and hillarious takes from the original. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: party, skills, humor
A free download of this song is available at: http://www.archive.org/details/MyBlessedCadaver-completeEp Mash-up Music video for 'My Blessed Cadaver-Desolation Wilderness' (2008 Blue Harvest Records). Featuring footage from the public domain film 'Mystery of Time (1957)', courtesy of the Prelinger Archives (archive.org). Topics: Time Lapse, cadaver, desolation, wilderness, ambient, drone
A free download of this song is available at: http://www.archive.org/details/AtomicFireball Mash-up Music video for 'Michael Elam-Fallout' (2009 Blue Harvest Records). Featuring public domain footage from 'About Fallout (1963)' Courtesy of Prelinger Archives (Archive.org). Topics: Atomic, Fallout, Nuclear, Bomb, Cancer, Radioactive, Government, Duck and Cover, About Fallout,...
A presentation of sexism and the exploitation of women from the 1940s and the 1950s. Film clips from this time period are used to provide a real reference that today may seem comical. The contrast between our lives and these clips can show us how our understanding of equality has advanced. Comparisons between this film and our experiences can show us how these injustices have changed. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: feminism, sexism, sexist
Various clips from the Prelinger Archives are reedited into a new film exploring the aspect of motion in film. Created for John Mann's "Lost and Found Film" course at Johns Hopkins University. Topics: motion, film, prelinger, remix, reedit, reedited, clipfilms, Prelinger Archives, lost and found... Source: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
Created as a final project for John Mann's "Lost and Found Film" course at Johns Hopkins University, "Another Look" uses images and audio from the Prelinger Archives to create an entirely new creation. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: prelinger, remix, reedit, reedited, loops, prelinger archives, clipfilm, lost and found film, lost... Source: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
Created for John Mann's "Lost and Found Film" course at Johns Hopkins University, "tchotchke" uses clips from the Prelinger Archives to create a short film about inanimate objects. Topics: object, objects, inanimate objects, prelinger, remix, reedit, reedited, clipfilms, Prelinger... Source: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
Various films from the Prelinger Archives are reedited into a new film. Created for John Mann's "Lost and Found Film" course at Johns Hopkins University. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: atomic bomb, prelinger, prelinger archives, remix, reedit, reedited, atom bomb, clipfilms, lost and... Source: http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
WARNING: The MPEG4 version plays the sound at half speed, kinda funny but essentially incomprehensible. The streaming files are also useless. The only working files are the MPEG1 and WMV files. A message film; No To Sex Ed. Now in two flavors; mpeg1 and wmv. A video editing class project using Prelinger Archive material. Some After Effects work and an animated credit reader with Illustrator/Crazy Talk at the end. Coming attraction: the animated character above on top of live action video (a... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sex Ed, prelinger movies, humor
My response to 'down with DRM day', October 3rd 2006. Take a trip with a Prelinger Indian Dancer along to an excerpt from the Negative Pidgeons track 'Cypher' (sweetened from an original 20th century rehearsal). Topics: downwithdrm, dbdoct3, locked, media, content
Shake Hands with Laughter : Practical Jokes is a mashup of Shake Hands with Danger, found in the Prelinger Archives. Watch as the crew play practical jokes on each other, all in good fun. I tried to do a Johnny Cash-esque voice over, but it sounded horrible, so you will have to just read the subtitles using your best Cash impression... ( 1 reviews ) Topic: shake hands laughter danger mashup practical jokes
A quick edit of the film 'To Conserve Our Heritage' (Part 1) (1940) found here in the Prelinger Archives. I just wanted to see how it would work with one of my songs, so I removed/rearranged the clips a little, muted the original audio track, and added my own. Nothing fancy, but it still conveys a message that I was not expecting when I started. Topic: deserving conserve heritage